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Tapas Adhikary
Tapas Adhikary

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10 HTML anchor tag usages you must know(in short videos)

As a webdev, you must have used the anchor(a) tag ample times. The regular usages are, linking to a webpage, opening the page in a new tab, or linking to a page section.

However, there are other usages, you should know as well. I have created a short video series to cover all the usages. The series also includes a video to style anchor tag. I hope you find them helpful and enjoy watching them.

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Introduction

1. How to link to a webpage?

2. How to link to a page section?

3. How to link to an email app?

4. How to link to a phone app?

5. How to link to a JavaScript function?

6. How to download a file?

7. How to open the page in the new tab/window?

8. What about the new tab opening and Security concerns?

9. How to link to parent frames?

10. How to use the ping attribute for tracking?

Bonus: How to style an anchor tag?

TADA!!! We are done. I hope you enjoyed the videos, and it was worth your time. I have written an in-depth article on the same topic and published it on freeCodeCamp. You may want to take a look,

The HTML Tag – Anchor Tag Example Code


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